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Why French footballers didn’t oppose players’ strike in South Africa

FRENCH PAPERS, TUESDAY, 5th OCT. 2010: Details have emerged on why French footballers didn’t stand up to those who initiated a players’ strike during the World Cup in South Africa. Notably Thierry Henry felt he couldn’t ‘give any lessons’ after his infamous handball against Ireland during a qualifying match. These and other stories in today’s French papers…

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Articles in today’s international press review:
 
L’Equipe: Joakim Noah of Chicago Bulls becomes best paid French sports star
 
Le Parisien: “What les Bleus really said after their strike in South Africa”
 
Libération: Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for In Vitro Fertilization
 
Libération: Sarkozy’s landmark reform introducing a 50% “tax ceiling” could come under review

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